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The English Defence League and the New Far Right – How Big Is the Threat?


Yesterday ICSR held its first panel discussion on the English Defence League and the New Far Right. Chaired by ICSR Co-Director, Professor Peter Neumann, both its origins and its future was discussed.


  • Jamie Bartlett, Head of the Violence and Extremism Programme, Demos and author of ‘Inside the EDL’ (2011)
  • Matthew Collins, Hope Not Hate and author of Hate: My Life in the British Far Right (2011)
  • Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Research Fellow at ICSR and author of ‘Blood and Honour: Britain’s Far-Right Militants’ (2010)

To listen to the discussion, please click here.